Dave Carder serves as Pastor responsible for Counseling Ministries at the First Evangelical Free Church of Fullerton, California. His main task is the oversight, training, and supervision of the extensive lay counseling program of the church. He also serves as Pastor of Marriage Ministries, consultant to various support groups, and gives oversight to COMI (Caregivers of the Mentally Ill) and Family to Family, the NAMI family training program. Dave holds graduate degrees in Biblical Literature and in Marital and Family Therapy as well as the Michigan Limited License in Psychology and the Marriage and Family Therapy license in California. He is a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Dave and his wife, Ronnie, have four adult children.